A 24-year-old Manteca man was arrested Saturday evening on suspicion of drunken driving after he got into a crash with a Folsom police officer.
Around 7 p.m. Saturday, Benjamin Leonard Lucero III allegedly turned left in front of the officer’s car on Riley Street near Lembi Drive. The resulting crash sent the officer to the hospital with a hand injury, according to the Folsom Police Department.
Lucero was arrested on suspicion of felony driving under the influence causing injury, as well as for driving with a suspended license. He was booked early Sunday and was being held at the Sacramento County Main Jail on $90,000 bail, according to the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department website.